Antibiotic resistance: Epidemiology, molecular mechanism and preentive strategies

Ashok Kapse


Abstract: Antibiotic resistance is an alarming health crisis. With the large-scale use of antibiotics a large number of microorganisms (both Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms) have acquired resistance or multi resistance to different antimicrobial drugs. This antibiotic resistance is common in hospitals and community. This review article focuses on the molecular mechanism and preventive strategies of antibiotic resistance.

Keywords: Antibacterial, Resistance, Epidemiology, Prevention


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